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The Billings Sheraton, Sheraton Billings Hotel
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Structure in General
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The bricks were made out of red clay that's found south of Billings and the bricks were formed in an 1869 kiln.
There is a restaurant on the 20th floor called the Lucky Diamond. The restaurant has spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains, the Rims and the city.
Features 16,000 square feet of meeting space.
The average brick size is 3" x 12".
Nicknamed the "Big Brown Brick Building" and "Big Brown" even though the facade is dark red.
Built on the site of the former Smith Building, which burned to the ground in 1976.
Opened in September of 1980.
About 125 construction workers worked on the building.
Two doors set into the brick open into thin air on the second floor with no balcony. The origional blueprints tell that the doors are for a future parking expansion.
The elevator buttons claims 23 stories, it accualy has 22 floors because the building has no 13th floor.
Tallest hotel in Montana.
The Crowne Plaza Billings has hosted 4 U.S. Presidents.
Tallest building in Billings and in Montana from 1980 to 1985 until the completion of the
First Interstate Center
A US10 Million dollar interior and exterior renovations are planned for the hotel and planned to be completed in mid-2008.
There were 2,372,982 bricks used for the hotel's construction.
It was declared the tallest load-bearing brick masonry building in the world by the Brick Institute of America upon completion.
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Address as text
27 North 27th Street
Floors (above ground)
Harrison G. Fagg and Associates
Also recorded for this building:
facade supplier, owner, property management, tenant
Features & Amenities
One of the city's famous buildings
Aircraft warning lights installed
Fountain is present in building
Illuminated logo on the facade
Transmission antenna on roof
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